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March 2013

Paris (France), 1st Arr., Louvre / Palais du Louvre, (palace of the French kings; built 1546-1868; since 1793 a museum). - English boys on a school trip to France are taking photographs of the Cour Napoléon des Louvre; in the background the Pavillon Turgot. - Photo, 3rd April 1958.

Fringe benefits

I almost missed out on a job with akg-images. The post of picture researcher had already been advertised and the job offered …

The Tailor ('Il Tagliapanni')

To beard or not to beard

“A man with a beard is a man with a secret.” I vividly remember my late grandfather imparting this pearl of wisdom …